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Talent isn't enough. You need motivation-and persistence, too: what Steinbeck called a blend of faith and arrogance. When you're young, plain old poverty can be enough, along with an insatiable hunger for recognition. You have to have that feeling of "I'll show them." If you don't have it, don't become a writer. (Quote by - Leon Uris)

In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it. (Quote by - Jane Smiley)

Never let go of that fiery sadness called desire. (Quote by - Patti Smith)

As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Football linemen are motivated by a more complicated, self-determining series of factors than the simple fear of humiliation in the public gaze, which is the emotion that galvanizes the backs and receivers. (Quote by - Merlin Olsen)

Take away the cause, and the effect ceases. (Quote by - Miguel de Cervantes)

We can do whatever we wish to do provided our wish is strong enough. ... What do you want most to do? That's what I have to keep asking myself, in the face of difficulties. (Quote by - Katherine Mansfield)

I believe in using words, not fists. (Quote by - Susan Sarandon)

Love makes the wildest spirit tame, and the tamest spirit wild. (Quote by - Alexis Delp)

Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly. (Quote by - Stephen R. Covey)

I tried to treat them like me, and some of them weren't. (Quote by - Bill Russell)

Some people are molded by their admirations, others by their hostilities. (Quote by - Elizabeth Bowen)

Winning isn't everything. Wanting to win is. (Quote by - Catfish Hunter)

Every true man, sir, who is a little above the level of the beasts and plants, lives so as to give a meaning and a value to his own life. (Quote by - Luigi Pirandello)

Where the willingness is great, the difficulties cannot be great. (Quote by - Niccolo Machiavelli)

It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger for them. (Quote by - George Eliot)

If you can learn from hard knocks, you can also learn from soft touches. (Quote by - Carolyn Kenmore)

Accurate information is a key part of motivation. (Quote by - Mary Ann Allison)

One man with a dream, at pleasure, Shall go forth and conquer a crown, And three with a new song's measure, Can trample an empire down. (Quote by - Arthur O'Shaughnessy)

As you think, so shall you become. (Quote by - Bruce Lee)

To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life. (Quote by - Baruch Spinoza)

They never die, who have the future in them. (Quote by - Meridel Le Sueur)

The moment somebody says to me, "This is very risky," is the moment it becomes attractive to me. (Quote by - Kate Capshaw)

Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing -- that's why we recommend it daily. (Quote by - Zig Ziglar)


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